Tuesday, 17 July 2018

20 737 MAX8's for Aviation Capital Group

The Aviation Capital Group (ACG) have ordered 20 737 MAX 8 aircraft at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, according to Boeing, who valued the order at $2.34 billion. 

"The 737 MAX is core to our strategic growth plans, as the airplane continues to command strong interest in the marketplace," said Khanh T. Tran, CEO of ACG. "This order expands our diverse portfolio, which includes three 737 MAX variants, providing us with more flexibility and some of the most advanced single-aisle jets to serve our customers."

However, despite the announcement, the order hasn't actually been completeled and finalised yet, it will only been confirmed once all contingencies have been met.

"We are pleased to extend our partnership with ACG as they continue to expand their 737 MAX portfolio," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing, The Boeing Company. "This order reflects continued market demand for the best single-aisle airplane in its class. The 737 MAX will deliver exceptional performance and market-leading economics to ACG's world-class customers for many years to come."